Aalto Networking Platform

Networking at Aalto

Aalto Networking Platform

The Aalto Networking Platform initiative promotes cross-disciplinary actions in Aalto University’s seven key research areas.

We bring together experts in science, technology, arts and business, across departments, supporting collaboration both inside and outside of Aalto.

About us

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Platform services for Aalto community

Events and service support for the Aalto academic community

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Platform services for partners

Find the right experts and actions for your needs

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Mission and vision

Our key activities focus on bringing researchers together and supporting multi- and cross-disciplinary initiatives

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Highlights

Featured stories, events, and other content by the Aalto Networking Platform.

Advanced Energy Program final presentations

Advanced Energy Project course Gala

In the Advanced Energy Project course, student groups carry out projects for external companies, to solve an identified business problem through the development of services, business models, technical solutions or prototypes.

Events
Photo demonstrates the lighting of a materials samples composition. Photo: POCS team/Tiina Puputti & Valeria Azovskaya., research samples provided by Aalto Materials Platform.

Your research, your photos: The Photography Online Course for Scientists

Photography Online Course for Scientists (POCS) consists of tutorial videos, assignments, quizzes and designed for independent learning. The course developed with support of Aalto Online Learning by professional photography trainer Tiina Puputti and course producer Valeria Azovskaya.

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The Living+ blog & podcasts

Essays and podcasts on topics related to human-centered living environments.

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Key research areas

Learn more about activities in the seven key research areas of Aalto University.

Advanced energy solutions

The main research foci in energy research are energy sciences, multidisciplinary energy technologies, and sustainable energy solutions.

View of Helsinki by night. Photo by Ioannis Koulousis.

Arts and design knowledge-building

Art and creativity enable looking at the grand challenges of our time from a new perspective. Look past the imaginable and join us in changing the world in art and design knowledge building.

In Tension 4 Photo by_ Eeva Suorlahti

ICT and digitalisation

Digital technologies like AI and 5G cut through the whole society, from education to medicine and economics.

Aalto X Reality Keynote PiP by Matti Ahlgren

Global business dynamics

Research related to global economy dynamics is carried out in the areas of business, economics, and industrial engineering and management.

General image of people gathered at Slush startup event, photo by Mikko Raskinen

Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing focus areas include biomedical engineering, neuroscience, biomaterials, digital health, and health management and design.

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Human-centred living environments

Research in this area aims to understand how individuals experience their physical environment and how art, spaces, buildings and communities can enhance it.

Kokoon modular living system is made of wood. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

Materials and sustainable use of natural resources

Materials research ranges from physics, nanotechnology, mechanics, performance and design to biomaterials and sustainable resource use.

An abstract composition of different metals and forms.

Related events

All upcoming events related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

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Lectures and seminars

Brain & Mind Computational Seminar

A monthly seminar and venue for informal conversation about topics such as artificial intelligence, neuroscience, human behaviour, and digital humanities. Welcome!
Lähikuvassa henkilön kädet, jotka ottavat puhelimella kuvaa lavaa kohti tapahtumassa. Taustalla sumea kuva yleisöstä ja lila sävyisistä valoista lavalla.
Conferences and workshops

Sustainability Science Days 2022: Systemic Transformations to Sustainable Futures

The Sustainability Science Days is an international, two-day conference organised jointly by Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS) and Aalto University on 18-19.5.2022. This year the conference will focus on the theme of systemic transformations to sustainable futures in a globally connected world and highlight the urgency to act now.
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Related news

All news related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

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From the margins to the top: How the School of Arts, Design and Architecture rose to the international forefront

New book Pro Arte Utili tells about leadership and vision guiding the change.
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Sebastian J. Schlecht: Creating the perfect illusion in virtual reality

Professor Sebastian Schlecht is keen on music, mathematics and virtual reality.
Breast cancer tissue in a culture model in which hormone receptors disappear (left) and within the culture model developed in this study which maintains the hormone receptors (right). The hormone receptors are indicated in green. Photo: Pauliina Munne.
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Finnish researchers developed mini-breast cancer as a new weapon against the most common type of breast cancer

Breast cancer researchers from the University of Helsinki and material scientists from Aalto University have jointly developed a gel-grown “mini-breast cancer” that will help uncover more effective treatments against hormone-dependent breast cancer.
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New artificial intelligence assisted device could soon replace traditional stethoscope and significantly expedite right diagnosis

The Aalto-originated startup Vital Signs will present their innovation at the Slush 100 pitching competition next week.
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